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Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed
eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed 24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Start a New Food Business
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
Food Talk
Food Talk Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
Marriage Matters Series Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you have just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
Childcare Provider Training Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
Your Good Credit Series Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.
So Easy to Preserve
So Easy to Preserve This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
Eat Healthy, Be Active
Eat Healthy, Be Active A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
Radon Education
Radon Education Radon is a colorless, tasteless odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
Building Baby's Brain Series
Building Baby's Brain Series What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.
  • Act of Love Act of Love More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and according to the Alzheimer’s Association, that number will more than double by 2050. By Leigh Beeson | Published: 9/18/2023
  • Testing Sanitizers Testing Sanitizers Used in disinfection of dental, medical and surgical equipment, peracetic acid shows promise. By Jennifer L Reynolds | Published: 8/29/2023
  • New Products New Products The University of Georgia once again ranks No. 1 among U.S. universities for number of commercial products to market based on its research, according to an annual survey conducted by AUTM. By Brandon Ward | Published: 8/14/2023
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 30 From Homemade to Homerun A workshop on entering the canned food business. Transform your acidified homemade culinary creations and low-acid food products into thriving businesses. Gain knowledge, tools, and inspiration for success in local markets, online brands, and unique distribution channels.
    • Griffin, GA - (137.0 Miles)
  • Oct 9 - Oct 10 ServSafe Restaurant Manager Certification October 9 & 10, 2023... Monday & Tuesday You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Anna Grace Peebles. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements, is certified through the National Restaurant Association, and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes a course book, supplies, educational materials, exams, and instructions. Refreshments (drinks/snacks) and a #2 pencil for taking the test are provided. Lunch is not provided.
    • Albany, GA - (49.0 Miles)
  • Oct 12 Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School, an award-winning education program emphasizing the importance of healthy food preparation in the control of diabetes, will be offered by the Monroe County Extension Office of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.  The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School will begin on Zoom on December 5 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST. Classes will meet weekly through December 19. Amanda Harner, FACS Agent in Monroe County, Georgia, will lead them. Each session will feature a brief presentation on some aspects of nutrition management of diabetes along with the demonstration and sampling of lower calorie, controlled carbohydrate recipes. For more information, call Monroe County Extension Office at 478-994-7014. The deadline for enrollment is 5 PM EST on October 5th.
    • Virtual Event
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